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The WPGS Library is housed in the Pennsylvania Department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main Branch, in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The collection does not circulate.  Our thousands of volumes focus on Western Pennsylvania records, yet extend to nearby areas in Ohio and West Virginia and beyond. Each year we sort through our collection and weed out duplicates, older editions of current publications, and items that are outdated.  We usually offer these volumes for sale at our annual meeting in June.  However, this sale excludes many members and non-members who are not able to attend that meeting in person.  Our Online Used Book Sale will make these books accessible to everyone at a reasonable price, plus shipping and handling.
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History of Pittsburgh and Environs from Prehistoric Days, Volume I-II and Biographical History of Pittsburgh and Environs from Prehistoric Days, Volume I-II and Biographical
Four volume set of History of Pittsburgh and Environs from Prehistoric Days to the Beginning of the American Revolution. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. 
WPGS 00006  Volume I.     Condition:  Good.     Author:  George Thornton Fleming     Date:  1922     Shipping Weight:  5 lbs.     Language:  English     Physical Description:  574 pages, illustrated, indexed     Publisher:  The American Historical Society, Inc.
WPGS  00007 Volume II.     Condition:  Good.     Author:  George Thornton Fleming     Date:  1922     Shipping Weight:  4 lbs.     Language:  English   Physical Description:  464 pages, illustrated, indexed     Publisher:  The American Historical Society, Inc.
WPGS  00008 Volume III.     Condition:  Good.     Author:  George Thornton Fleming     Date:  1922     Shipping Weight:  4 lbs.     Language:  English     Physical Description: Pages 465-894, illustrated, indexed     Publisher:  The American Historical Society, Inc.
WPGS  00009  Biographical.  Condition:  Good.     Author:  George Thornton Fleming     Date:  1922     Shipping Weight:  6 lbs.     Language:  English     Physical Description: 339 pages, illustrated, indexed     Publisher:  The American Historical Society, Inc.
Last Updated: 15 July 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
Price: $80.00
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1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners & Gazetteer, Vol. 4- Northern Region 1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners & Gazetteer, Vol. 4- Northern Region
WPGS 00013 Includes the counties of Culpeper, Virginia, Fairfax, Fauquier, Frederick, Independent City of Alexandria, Independent City of Fredericksburg, Independent City of Winchester, Loudoun, Madison, Orange, Prince William, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Spotsylvania, Stafford. Indices, maps.  Abstracted by Roger G. Ward.  Iberian Publishing Company (1999).  220 pages; soft cover; good condition.
Last Updated: 10 July 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
Price: $25.00
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1894-1929 Retrospective, Union Congregation, Robinson Township, Allegheny County, PA 1894-1929 Retrospective, Union Congregation, Robinson Township, Allegheny County, PA
WPGS 00055 Compiled and written in 1930 by the following committee at the Session’s request:  Emma Glass, Mrs. C. K. Phillips, W. Wallace Bell, Elizabeth Crozier, William J. McCoy, J.P. Verner.  Record Publishing Co., Coraopolis, PA.   From the Preface:  We hope that what we gather may be instructive and helpful to the present congregation and their friends and that the congregation in future years may read this history and know that God has had a people here to serve Him all these years.  28 pages.  Good condition for its age.  2.54 oz.  
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide to Family History and Genealogy Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide to Family History and Genealogy
WPGS 00056 Many would-be family historians are daunted by the sheer volume of information they must sift through and techniques. Based on the 10-part PBS series by the same name, Ancestors covers all the bases including creating a pedigree chart or family tree, finding and interpreting documents, and searching for your roots online. The book includes information not discussed in the series that will make it an invaluable companion for all would-be family historians.  Authors:  Jim & Terry Willard with Jane Wilson.  Publisher:  KBYU TV (1997) Paperback; good condition.  17 oz.  
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
Price: $7.50
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Bicentennial History of Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church, Aliquippa, Beaver Co. PA 1793-1993 (A Bicentennial History of Mt. Carmel Presbyterian Church, Aliquippa, Beaver Co. PA 1793-1993 (A
WPGS 00052 Two hundred years of ministry and mission.  Written by Cathy McIntosh, Terry Mohr, Mark Welchley.  1993.  6.59 oz. 
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Blair County Pennsylvania Cemeteries. Fairview Cemetery, Altoona, PA
WPGS 00087 Compiled and published by The Blair County Genealogical Society, Altona, PA (1986) Typewritten with a hand-drawn map.  485 pages.  Softcover.  Fair condition.  40.46 oz.  
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
Price: $12.00
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Building Your Family Tree Building Your Family Tree
WPGS 00039 Includes hand-stamped family tree painting with art materials and The Art of Our Ancestry, A guide to tracing your roots. This unique genealogy gift kit— featuring a beautiful, carefully scrolled tree illustration created by a noted Italian artisan.  Missing the leaf and branch drawings to cut and paste on the tree.  Original price: $16.98.  Sterling Innovations (2009).
Last Updated: 10 August 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Bulletin No. 17, A Guide to the Index Holding at the Hall of Records, Maryland
WPGS 00088 State of Maryland, Department of General Services (1972)    26 pages.  Softcover.  Good condition.  3.10 oz.  
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Burials in the Upper Ten Mile Church Cemetery
WPGS 00081 Located in the village of Prosperity, Morris Township, Washington, County, PA.  Compiled in 1995.  By Greg R. Dunn.  Published by Closson Press.  170 pages.  Softcover.  Fair condition.  Library markings on covers.  Not discounted.   15.71 oz.  
Last Updated: 19 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
Price: $5.00
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Cemetery Record Compendium, Comprising a Directory of Cemetery Records and Where They May be Located Cemetery Record Compendium, Comprising a Directory of Cemetery Records and Where They May be Located
WPGS 00018 Organized by state and county, lists cemeteries and where their records may be found, useful for anyone looking for genealogy or other source records.  John "d" and E. Diane (compilers) Stemmons, Salt Lake City, Utah.  Everton Publishers (1979), First Edition.  261 pages; hardcover, excellent condition.
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Death Records of Barnesville and Warren Township, Ohio (Prior to 1909)
WGS 00097 Records were compiled by Francis Charles Hibbard over a period of many years while living in Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio, his native town, gathered these records from various sources, including newspapers, meeting notes, scrapbooks, church records, and a children’s home.  pages.  Softcover.  Fair condition.  31.06 oz.
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Descendants of Robert Stockton of Pennsylvania by Robert D. Stockton Descendants of Robert Stockton of Pennsylvania by Robert D. Stockton
WPGS 00101 The record begins when emigrant Robert Stockton paid taxes for land in 1732 in Chester County, southeastern Pennsylvania.  It ends with the birth of his great-great-great-great-grandson, Frank Stockton, in 1895, in Warren County, northwestern Pennsylvania.  For over 150 years the family “removed” across Pennsylvania in the company of Scotch-Irish emigrants or their descendants.  New hardcover book in excellent condition.  Like new; never circulated.  Published in 2011.  Pages:  339, includes a bibliography (p. 287-301), index (p. 303-339) and citations and researcher's notes (p. 208-286) 27 oz.   
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Diocese of Pittsburgh, 2011 Official Catholic Directory.
00100 Sections include Alphabetical Index of Advertisers, Parishes in the Diocese, Diocesan Priests & Deacons, Pastoral Ministries, Educations & Spiritual Programs, Social & Community Services, Cemeteries, Health Institutions & Chaplain Services, and Lay Organizations.  Published by the Pittsburgh Catholic Publishing Associates, Inc. (2011) 283 pages.  Softcover.  Good condition. 37.70 oz. 
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
Price: $12.00
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Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace
WPGS 00020 Evidence Explained is the definitive guide to the citation and analysis of historical sources. It begins with a simple question: Why do we invest so much of our energy into the citation of sources? Followed by the intriguing answer: Because all sources are not created equal. As a citation guide, Evidence Explained is built on this simple question and answer. According to the author, there are no historical resources we can trust at face value. Records simply offer evidence, and their assertions may or may not be true. To decide what actually happened, we must understand those records. To analyze that evidence and judge what to believe, we also need particular facts about those records. Elizabeth Shown Mills.  Genealogical Pub Co (2007)
885 pages; hardcover, good condition; library ID markings.
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Evidence! Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian, Second Edition Evidence! Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian, Second Edition
WPGS 00021 Every devoted genealogist is concerned with citations in their analysis for their genealogy. Accurate citations are necessary so that the evidence can be judged and if necessary allows for the research to be repeated. The author makes it easy to help genealogists (particularly the non-expert) to make sense out of citations and to improve their genealogy search. THIS BOOK IS CONSIDERED A GENEALOGY "MUST!" Elizabeth Shown Mills
Genealogical Publishing Company (1997), Second Edition, 1997
124 pages; hardcover, good condition; library ID markings
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Evidence! Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian, Seventh Edition Evidence! Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian, Seventh Edition
WPGS 00022 Every devoted genealogist is concerned with citations in their analysis for their genealogy. Accurate citations are necessary so that the evidence can be judged and if necessary allows for the research to be repeated. The author makes it easy to help genealogists (particularly the non-expert) to make sense out of citations and to improve their genealogy search. THIS BOOK IS CONSIDERED A GENEALOGY "MUST!" Elizabeth Shown Mills. Genealogical Publishing Company (1997), Seventh Edition, 2001
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Fág an Bealach (Irish for “Clear the Way”) Fág an Bealach (Irish for “Clear the Way”)
WPGS 00080 The Irish Contribution to America and in particular to Western Pennsylvania.   Prepared by Margaret E. Maloney.  A project of the History Commission of the United Irish Societies Bicentennial Committee of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Pa. Publisher:  Slavia Printing Co. (1977) This book is written in an easy to read style and is intended to give the reader a brief history of the Irish – and the hope that the reader will pursue the study.  132 pages.  Softcover.  Fair condition.  9.54 oz.  
Last Updated: 26 April 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Family History Made Easy Family History Made Easy
WPGS 00071 Where do I start?  What records should I look for?  And what can they tell me about my heritage?  This book guides you steadily and easily through the sometimes confusing world of family history research.  By Loretto Dennis Szucs. Published by Ancestry (1998).  220 pages; good condition.  11.57 oz.  
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Family Names Family Names
WPGS  00074 The Origins, Meanings, and History of More than 2,800 American Names.  Explains the origins and meanings of the common surnames of the various ethnic groups that have immigrated to the United States including the English, Africans, Germans, Spanish, Chinese, and Scandinavians.  Author:  Julius N. Hook. Published by Macmillan Publishing Company (1982).  Paperback.  388 pages.  Good Condition. 16.17 oz. 
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Family Tree Kit, Special Edition Family Tree Kit, Special Edition
WPGS 00040 The Family Tree Kit contains decorative family charts, biographical charts, and ancestral chart, as well as step-by-step directions on how to begin and how to organize your family history. Noel Elliot. National Genealogical Research Library. (2001). Soft package.  Missing the giant wall chart and research certificate.  Library notation on the cover.
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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From Family Tree to Family History (Studying Family and Community History) From Family Tree to Family History (Studying Family and Community History)
WPGS  00061 This volume moves from a focus on individual families to the broader patterns revealed by research on population, household structures, domestic economies, family relationships, and family myths.  Edited by Ruth Finnegan and Michael Drake.  Cambridge University Press (1995) Hardcover.  Good condition; some library ID markings. 21.32 oz.  Not discounted.
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Genealogical Evidence Genealogical Evidence
WPGS  00075 A guide to the standard of proof relating to pedigrees, ancestry, heirship, and family history.   By Noel C. Stevenson, Member of the State Bar of California and Fellow of The American Society of Genealogists. Publisher:  Aegean Park Press (1979).  Paperback. Good condition.  233 pages. 9.56 oz.  No discount.
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Genealogist's Companion & Sourcebook (The) Genealogist's Companion & Sourcebook (The)
WPGS  00063 A beyond the basics, hands-on guide to unpuzzling your past.  Author: Emily Croom. Publisher: Betterway Books (1994).  256 pages.  Good condition; some library ID markings. 22.55 oz. Not discounted.
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Genealogist's Handbook: Modern Methods for Researching Family History (The) Genealogist's Handbook: Modern Methods for Researching Family History (The)
WPGS 00023 Guides novices in the use of various local, state, national, and international sources of information on ancestors, immigration, and birth, death, and marriage records. Discusses genealogy and family history procedures, terminology, how to write and publish a family history, and computers in genealogy, and covers family records, and uncovering ethnic origins. Includes sample forms, and addresses of genealogical, ethnic, and immigration research centers. Raymond S. Wright. Amer Library Assn (1995).
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Genealogy Online for Dummies, 6th Edition Genealogy Online for Dummies, 6th Edition
.WPGS 00024 Researching your genealogy online can be a daunting undertaking—but it doesn’t have to be. Genealogy Online For Dummies, 6th Edition takes you through the basic steps for researching and tracing your family’s lineage in a clear, easy-to-understand manner. Plus, this newest edition offers the latest information on leveraging the potential of social networking sites in order to locate extended family members and uncover additional family history. You’ll discover how to start your investigation, build a Web site for sharing your finds, identify sites that will be of the most useful to you, get information from government records, preserve electronic materials, and more.
Matthew L. Helm. For Dummies (2011), Edition Six. 384 pages; softcover, good condition; library ID markings
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
Price: $16.00
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Genealogy Online, 9th Edition Genealogy Online, 9th Edition
WPGS  00060 Review 100+ genealogy websites.  Covers the latest Web 2.0 tools, including social networking and blogs.  A complete update to the bestselling Ancestry Research Guide.  Author:  Elizabeth Powell Crowe.  Publisher:  McGraw Hill.  461 pages.  Paperback (2009).  Good Condition; library ID markings on cover.  29.29 oz
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Google Your Family Tree: Unlocking the Hidden Power of Google Google Your Family Tree: Unlocking the Hidden Power of Google
.WPGS 00025 Google is the most powerful tool available worldwide for online research! This book shows you how to tap the full potential of the Internet's most powerful free online service! Written by a genealogist for other genealogists, the contents will help you understand and use dozens of specialized commands to dramatically improve your search skills. The great news is that most techniques are easy to master and perfectly suited for finding people, places, and events. A special command even lets you narrow results by date range to filter results more quickly.  Daniel M. Lynch. FamilyLink (2008). 340 pages; soft cover; bent cover; decent condition; library ID markings
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Grandmother's Journal Grandmother's Journal
WPGS  00070 Your Cherished Memories in Your Own Words.  This makes a tangible family record to pass on as a gift to your children and grandchildren, a loving memoir of written words that are a window to a grandmother’s heart.  Compiles by Michelle Orr.  Published by Countryman (2005) 208 pages.  Hardcover. Blank pages.  Good condition; library ID markings.  13.84 oz. 
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
Price: $7.50
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Great Ancestor Hunt (The), The Fun of Finding Out Who You Are Great Ancestor Hunt (The), The Fun of Finding Out Who You Are
WPGS 00072 By Lila Perl Yerkow. From the first chapter, "Who Cares About Great-Uncle Edgar," through to an appendix with the thought-provoking title "Digging Deeper," Perl makes delving into one's roots an intriguing project. She enumerates reasons people should be concerned about their forebears; she provides origins of names, a brief background of the census process, a look at immigration over the past hundred years and many other revealing aspects of genealogical research.  Published by Clarion Books (1989).  112 pages.  Good condition; library ID markings.  11.04 oz.  
Last Updated: 26 April 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Green and White, Commencement Optimist (The), 1922, Titusville High Schoo
WPGS 00098 Forward:  We respectfully present this publication with the hope that it will serve as a permanent record for the school year, 1921-22, so that, in coming years, the present members of the school and their friends will have the memories of the serious and frivolous sides of their school days, and thus recall old friends and associations, while their love for the Alma Mater is deepened.  160 pages.  Softcover.  Cover in poor condition; text in fair condition.  18.40 oz.  
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives (1982) Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives (1982)
WPGS  00062 Published by the United States National Archives and Records Administration and U. S. National Archives and Record Service.  This revision includes records not described in earlier editions.  It also contains illustrations and photographs, citations to microfilm publications, and expanded and clarified descriptions of the records. Softcover. Good condition. Some previous owner notations.  25.20 oz.  Not discounted.
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Sample Book]
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Handbook for Genealogical Research in Pennsylvania Handbook for Genealogical Research in Pennsylvania
WPGS 00091 By John W. Heisey, Genealogical Instructor & Consultant.  York, Pennsylvania.  Published by Heritage House (1985).  32 pages; typewritten and hand-drawn map.  Softcover.  Fair condition. Not discounted.   6.29 oz.  
Last Updated: 16 August 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Handy Book for Genealogists, Sixth Edition (The) Handy Book for Genealogists, Sixth Edition (The)
WPGS  00066 Revised and enlarged (1971).  State and county histories.  Maps.  Libraries.  Bibliographies of Genealogical works where to write for records, etc.  Edited by George B. Everton, Sr.  Published by The Everton Publishers, Inc.  Hardcover.  209 pages.  Cover has damage.  Text is in good condition.  36.76 oz.  
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Volume 1, Part One and Volume 1, Part Two History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Volume 1, Part One and Volume 1, Part Two
WPGS 00102.  Including Its Early Settlement and Progress to the Present Time; A Description of Its Historic and Interesting Localities; Its Cities, Towns, and Villages; Religious, Educational, Social, and Military History; Mining, Manufacturing, and Commercial Interests; Improvements, Resources, Statistics, Etc.  Also, Portraits of Some of its Prominent Men and Biographies of Many of Its Representative Citizens. by A. Warner and Company (Author).  New; still in cellophane wrapping. 25.2 oz.  
Last Updated: 16 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
Price: $50.00
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History of Church Hill Cemetery, Forest County, Pennsylvania
WPGS 00083 by Lois Wike.  Published by Forest Press, Inc.  108 pages.  Softcover, typed and handwritten.  Fair condition.  Library markings on covers.  11.47 oz. 
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
Price: $7.50
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How to Do Everything: Genealogy, Second Edition How to Do Everything: Genealogy, Second Edition
WPGS 00026 Covers tools, techniques, and data, How to Do Everything: Genealogy, uniquely addresses all the major genealogical record types and explains traditional and digital research strategies. Genealogy expert George G. Morgan shows you how to research your family history using websites, mobile apps, social networking sites, record archives, census data, digital records, DNA research, and more. George G. Morgan. McGraw-Hill Education (2009). 442 pages; soft cover; good condition; library ID markings.
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Index to the Commemorative Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania Index to the Commemorative Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania
WPGS 00089 Biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many of the early settled families.  In memory of Audrey Parks.  Thanks to:  Members of the Genealogical Records Group of Citizen Library; Martha Bayne, Margaret Bennett, Helen Borkowksi, Audrey Parks, Ruth Renton, Irene Sobansky, Isabel Sumney, and Lyle Watson.  Illustrated.  By J. H. Beers & Co. (1893) Printed by Closson Press (1987)
150 pages.  Softcover.  Fair condition.  12.53 oz.  
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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International Vital Records Handbook, Fifth Printing International Vital Records Handbook, Fifth Printing
WPGS  00064 Births, Marriages, Deaths.  Application form and ordering information for the vital records you need for driver’s licenses, passports, jobs, social security, proof of identity, etc. Paperback.  Author: Thomas Jay Kemp.  Publisher:  Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1993) Softback.  Good condition. 35.42 oz.  Not discounted.
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Kinship:  It’s All Relative.  Second Edition Kinship: It’s All Relative. Second Edition
WPGS  00078 In clear, practical terms it explains everything there is to know about kinship; about agnate and cognate kinship, collateral and fictive kinship, the kinship connection of orphans, foundlings, foster children, and adopted children. Everything! The expanded second edition features new chapters on the subjects of marriage, names, and wills (kinship and the rights of inheritance); an expanded treatment of other subjects, such as degrees of consanguinity and how to calculate blood relationships; and a new glossary, bibliography, and an index.   Author:  Jackie Smith Arnold.  Published by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (2000) 136 pages.  Good condition; library notations on inside cover. 7.17 oz. 
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Know Your Ancestors, 24th Printing Know Your Ancestors, 24th Printing
WPGS  00079 A guide to Genealogical Research by Ethel W. Williams, Ph.D.  Traces the history of genealogy and introduces the scientific procedures involved in tracing ancestry. Published by Charles E. Tuttle Company (1977) Hardcover.  Good condition.  
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Listing of Inhabitants in 1785, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Listing of Inhabitants in 1785, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
WPGS 00090 Compiled by Allen Hays.  Published by Southwest Pennsylvania Genealogical Services (1983). 9 pages.  Softcover.  Fair condition.  Not discounted.    1.83 oz.  
Last Updated: 2 July 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Lists and Indexes for the Legal, Court, and Municipal Records of Allegheny County, PA, Volume 1
WPGS 00094 Edited by Joel Fishman, Ph.D., Published by the Allegheny County Law Library, Law, History and Genealogy Series, V.1 (1982) 110 pages.  Softcover.  Fair condition. Not discounted.  11.11 oz.  
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Maiden City and the Western Ocean (The) Maiden City and the Western Ocean (The)
WPGS  00073 A history of the shipping trade between Londonderry and North America in the nineteenth century.  Chapters: 1 - The Maiden City and the Western Ocean; 2 - Wooden Ships and Iron Men; 3- Flax-seed and French Wars 1800-1820; 4 - The Growth of Canadian Trade 1815-1839; 5 - Leaves from a Letter-Book 1826-1834; 6 - The Hungry Thirties 1840-1851; 7 - The Irish Emigrant in Sail 1800-1870; 8 - Derry Shipping in the Fifties 1852-1861; 9 - The Last Years of the Passenger Trade 1862-1872; 10 - The Baltimore Grain Run 1873-1887; 11 - The End of an Era 1888-1896. Four appendices: A - List of Londonderry-owned Vessels; B - List of Derrymen Lost in the Barques Owenee and Nokomis; C - Crew List of Barque Hiawatha, 1895; D - List of Masters of Derry-owned Ships.  Hardcover; recovered.  Author:  Sholto Cooke.  Published by Morris and Company, Dublin (1961).  223 pages.  The cover is broken, but the text is in good condition.  17.59 oz. 
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Making Memories with Mary Engelbreit Making Memories with Mary Engelbreit
WPGS 00049 Featured projects cover everything from scrapbook pages tag cards albums to journals and more. Mary Engelbreit papers and stickers are also included. Mary Engelbreit. Leisure Arts, Inc. 96 pages; good condition; library ID. 
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Marriage Certificates: 1852-1855, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
WPGS 00095 Compiled by William L. Iscrupe.  Published by Southwest Pennsylvania Genealogical Services (1982).   17 pages.  Softcover.  Fair condition. Not discounted.   3.78 oz.  
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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My Life | My Legacy:  A Timeless Portrait of Who You are for Those You Love My Life | My Legacy: A Timeless Portrait of Who You are for Those You Love
WPGS 00046 From cover page:  What greater gift could I give you than my very life—my history, my memories, and the wisdom I have acquired through the years.  This book allows me to collect so many precious things in one place, where you can read them, enjoy them, and keep them with you always.  To be self-authored by the Compiler. Howard Books. 90 pages.  Good condition.  Library ID on the inside cover.
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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National Genealogical Society Library Book List, 4th Edition National Genealogical Society Library Book List, 4th Edition
00096 The titles in this book are arranged alphabetically by the Library of Congress call number.  Section shave been divided with sub-titles.  The table of contents will direct you to each state. Revised and enlarged by Jean D. Strahan, Librarian, Washington, D.C. Published by the National Genealogical Society (1978) 515 pages.  Softcover.  Fair condition. Not discounted.   22.03 oz.  
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Not Far from Pittsburgh - Places And Personalities In The History Of The Land Beyond The Alleghenies Not Far from Pittsburgh - Places And Personalities In The History Of The Land Beyond The Alleghenies
WPGS 00028 From the Forward: "As the title suggests, these brief sketches were prepared with Pittsburgh readers in view. However, as some of the events narrated and the personalities described are of more than local importance, it is possible that these papers will be of interest to a wider circle of readers than those living in Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and West Virginia. Clarence E. Macartney. The Gibson Press (1936). 122 pages; hardcover; good condition.
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Ohio County, Kentucky, In the Olden Days A Series of old Newspaper Sketches of Fragmentary History Ohio County, Kentucky, In the Olden Days A Series of old Newspaper Sketches of Fragmentary History
WPGS 00029 These recollections of Ohio County, Kentucky, replete with genealogical data on early families, feature special sections devoted to the War of 1812, early land titles, biographies of Ohio Countians, and 2,500 Ohio County marriage records before 1840.  Harrison D. Taylor. John P. Morton & Company (1926); Reprinted for Clearfield Company, Inc, 1989, 1997
204 pages; soft cover; good condition.
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Ohio Genealogical Guide, Second Edition
WPGS 00093 This guide was compiled to assist the genealogical researcher in answering the many questions which arise in doing research.  Compiled by Carol Willsey Bell, C.G.  169 pages; indexed.  Softcover.  Fair condition.  15.05 oz. 
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Our Family History: Tracing Your Ancestry Our Family History: Tracing Your Ancestry
WPGS 00043 With a special document wallet, helpful charts and diagrams, and space to include notes and photographs, this attractively presented volume will become a keepsake family album to pass on to the next generation.  Sybilla Vere. Thunder Bay Press (2002). 96 pages; hard cover.  Clean and in good condition.
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Our Family Scrapbook:  Inspirational Ideas for Preserving Favorite Photos and Treasured Keepsakes Our Family Scrapbook: Inspirational Ideas for Preserving Favorite Photos and Treasured Keepsakes
WPGS 00050 A guide to scrapbooking offers layout advice, professional tips on how to crop and group photos, create before-and-after pages, preserve memories from special occasions, build a family tree, repair and preserve photographs, and apply a variety of materials. Paula Woods. Reader’s Digest (2003). 64 pages; soft cover; good condition; some library ID markings.
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Our Family Scrapbooks Our Family Scrapbooks
WPGS 00047 This is not a book of cutsie page layout ideas. It is a guide to creating timeless, elegant scrapbooks worthy of passing down to future generations. The authors did a beautiful job of telling their own stories and inspiring ideas for albums of my own. I want to stress that this is not a step-by-step, "how-to" book. Lisa Bearnson & Becky Higgins. CK Media (2005). 164 pages.  
Last Updated: 14 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Our Family Tree Record Book Our Family Tree Record Book
WPGS 00031 A workbook for recording your life’s most meaningful moments to share with future. A special keepsake for a special time in history, the Family Tree Record Book features fill-in family trees, space for photos and mementos, and even a special introduction celebrating the institution of the family. DK Publishing. DK Publishing (1997). 64 pages; hardcover; for handwritten recording; good condition; library ID markings.
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Our Family Tree:  A Keepsake Book Our Family Tree: A Keepsake Book
WPGS 00041 A book for keeping handwritten notes of important family history, including family origins, grandparents, parents, traditions, etc. Barbara Briggs Morrow. New Seasons (2002). 77 pages; hardcover.  Clean and in good condition.
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Pennsylvania Almanac and Buyers’ Guide, Eighth Edition (1968)
WPGS 00082 Published by the Republican State Committee of Pennsylvania (1968).  264 pages of text and advertisements, divided by county.  96 pages of maps and demographics.   Hardcover.  Good condition.  40.69 oz.  
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Pennsylvania’s Historic Places Pennsylvania’s Historic Places
WPGS  00068 Text by Ruth Hoover Seitz.  Photography by Blair Seitz.  Published by Good Books in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (1989).  176 pages.  Excellent illustrations.  Paperback.  Good condition; library ID markings.  24.65 oz.  
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Pitfalls in Genealogical Research Pitfalls in Genealogical Research
WPGS  00077 Written with both wit and academic integrity, the eminent Mr. Rubincam's monograph is a must-read for all genealogists. This book alerts novices to common mistakes and frauds and reminds more seasoned researchers what constitutes good genealogy.  Author:  Milton Rubincam, FASG.  Published by Ancestry (1987).  80 pages.  Paperback; good condition.  Some original owner pencil notations. 4.34 oz.
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Pittsburgh Album 1758-1958 Two Hundred Years of Memories in Pictures and Text (A) Pittsburgh Album 1758-1958 Two Hundred Years of Memories in Pictures and Text (A)
WPGS 00032 The book has been purposely limited in scope that it might be made available, not as a major, studious work of history, but rather as a simple, inexpensive keepsake of this Bicentennial Year, somewhat after the fashion of one circulated 100 years ago for the Centennial (see page 19). Net proceeds from its sale went to the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania. Roy and Seidenberg Stryker.  Pittsburgh Post Gazette (1959), First Edition. 96 pages; soft cover; mild wear for its age. 
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Presbyterian Cemeteries of Clinton, Forest Grove, Montour, and Union, Pennsylvania
WPGS 00092 96 pages of personal documentation of Frank R. Braden, M.D.  Softcover.  Fair condition.  Not discounted.  17.78 oz.  
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Reaching Back Reaching Back
WPGS 00033 A workbook for recording your life’s most meaningful moments to share with future generations.  With a step-by-step interview process and advice for conducting your genealogical search, Reaching Back helps you discover and record your family's history by giving you the framework for interviewing relatives and recording their memories. The questions are ordered so you can follow them sequentially. The book provides you with pages for posting photos and important documents such as marriage certificates, as well as space for recording favorite family recipes, important family stories and the whereabouts of heirlooms. Family trees sum up the genealogy, providing a quick-glance genealogical "map." Alice Chapin. Betterway Books (1997). 151 pages; soft cover; for handwritten recording; good condition; library ID markings.
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Register of Qualified Huguenot Ancestors
WPGS 00085 Compiled in 1983 by Vera Reeve, Certified Genealogist, Registrar General, The National Huguenot Society.  109 pages.  This work is the second effort by the Registrar General to bring files and records into compliance with eligibility requirements as set forth in the Constitution and Bylaws of the Society.  Softcover.  Fair condition. 11.85 oz.  
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Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy, 7th Edition (The) Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy, 7th Edition (The)
WPGS  0057 A definitive textbook and an all-purpose reference, this new work constitutes the most important advance in genealogy since the beginning of vital records. It is a detailed examination of the several types of records that can be found in specific areas and in specific time periods; it identifies and classifies the records, groups them in convenient tables and charges, gives their location, explains there uses, and evaluates each of them I'm the context of the research process. Whether ship passenger lists or census records or marriage registers are under discussion, the author interprets the background, gives an account of the original records, analyzing their uses, and instructs the genealogists in the basic principles governing research in that particular class record. Author: Val D. Greenwood | Publisher:  Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1983) Hardcover.  Good condition.  31.34 oz. 
Last Updated: 27 July 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Scrapbooking Traditions Scrapbooking Traditions
WPGS 00048 Advice from celebrity scrapbooker Leeza Gibbons on how to get started and preserve family memories. Page ideas and templates to remember holidays, birthdays, parties, and special occasions on paper.  Simple techniques give confidence to both beginners and veteran scrapbookers.  Tips and advice on choosing and cropping photos.  Ideas to coordinate colors and combine papers. Leeza Gibbons. Meredith Books (2005). 176 pages, paper back; 16 scrapbooking papers at end of the book have water damage.
Last Updated: 16 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Sleuth Book for Genealogists (The) Sleuth Book for Genealogists (The)
WPGS  00069 Comparing genealogical research to the work of famous literary sleuths, the author outlines methods for solving frustrating research problems by developing a plan, documenting evidence, and examining clues in the records.  Author:  Emily Anne Croom.  Published by Betterway Books (2000).  290 pages.  Good condition. 
27.75 oz.  
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Some Phases of the History of the State of Franklin
WPGS 00086 Reprint of first publication of an article which appeared in Vol. XVI, No. 4, Tennessee Historical Quarterly.  Author:  Paul M. Fink.  Jonesborough Civic Trust, Publication No. 1.  Pages 195-213.  Softcover.  Fair condition.  1.52 oz.  
Last Updated: 15 June 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Surname Index to the History of the Upper Ohio Valley, Volumes I & II Surname Index to the History of the Upper Ohio Valley, Volumes I & II
WPGS 00034. Leila S Francy. Closson Press (1992). 46 pages; soft cover; original owner notation; good condition.
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Things You Can Do to Save America’s Stories Things You Can Do to Save America’s Stories
WPGS  00067 A millennium project of The National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with The White House Millennium Council (1999). This guidebook provides 15 ways that you can preserve family memories and treasures through activities that make history an exciting adventure for your entire family, complete with many examples of how other families have discovered and saved their own stories.  104 pages.  Spiral-bound. 
Good condition.  15.44 oz.
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Trace Your Roots with DNA: Using Genetic Tests to Explore Your Family Tree.  Signed Copy. Trace Your Roots with DNA: Using Genetic Tests to Explore Your Family Tree. Signed Copy.
WPGS 00035 Written by two of the country's top genealogists, this authoritative book was the first to explain how new and groundbreaking genetic testing can help you research your ancestry. Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak. Rodale Books (2004). 256 pages; soft cover; previous owner’s notes on several pages, otherwise good condition. 
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Tracing Your Ancestry: A Step-by-Step Guide to Researching Your Family History, 3rd Printing Tracing Your Ancestry: A Step-by-Step Guide to Researching Your Family History, 3rd Printing
WPGS  00058 This imaginative guide offers the aspiring genealogist a comprehensive course in how to solve the mystery of his ancestry. The logbook contains everything needed for an organized and complete search, including forms on which to chart findings and document progress.  Author:  F. Wilbur Helmbold.  Publisher: Oxmoor House, 1977. 210 pages.  Hardcover. Good Condition.   19.44 oz. 
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Tracing Your Ancestry: A Step-by-Step Guide to Researching Your Family History, 5th Printing Tracing Your Ancestry: A Step-by-Step Guide to Researching Your Family History, 5th Printing
WPGS  00059 This imaginative guide offers the aspiring genealogist a comprehensive course in how to solve the mystery of his ancestry. The logbook contains everything needed for an organized and complete search, including forms on which to chart findings and document progress.  Author:  F. Wilbur Helmbold.  Publisher: Oxmoor House, 1985. 210 pages.  Paperback.  Good condition.    10.82 oz
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Unpuzzling Your Past: A Basic Guide to Genealogy.  3rd Edition Unpuzzling Your Past: A Basic Guide to Genealogy. 3rd Edition
WPGS  00054 This is the basic handbook to use when you start your genealogical detective work.  Right away, you’ll feel the excitement of the search.  And chapter by chapter, you’ll learn how to conduct it, from talking with people to making discoveries in public records.  Emily Anne Croom, Author.  Betterway Books (1995) .  Good condition.  17.9 oz
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Virginia County Records, Volume II.  Virginia Colonial Militia 1651-1776 Virginia County Records, Volume II. Virginia Colonial Militia 1651-1776
WPGS 00036 This book contains one of the largest lists of colonial soldiers published. It originally was published as Volume II of Crozier's notable series VIRGINIA COUNTY RECORDS but was later published under its own title, VIRGINIA COLONIA MILITIA. This volume contains: (1) Land Bounty Certificates; (2) Militia Rosters in Hening's Statutes at Large; (3) Lord Dunmore's War; (4) Militia at the Battle of Point Pleasant; (5) Augusta County Militia in 1742; (6) Miscellaneous County Rosters; (7) Militia Officers in 1680 and 1699; (8) Volunteer Cavalry Association; (9) Rosters of the Virginia Regiment; and (10) Spotsylvania County Order Books. Edited by William Armstrong Crozier. Originally published 1905.  Reprinted Genealogical Association (1986). 144 pages; hardcover; good condition; notation of original owner.
Last Updated: 12 July 2018   [Located in Category: Sample Book]
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Vital Records of Kent and Sussex Counties, Delaware, 1686-1800
WPGS 00084 Compiled by F. Edward Wright.  Published by Family Line Publications (1986).  201 pages.  Softcover.  Fair condition.  17.08 oz. 
Last Updated: 27 July 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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Vue 1977, Riverview High School, Oakmont, Pennsylvania, Volume VI Vue 1977, Riverview High School, Oakmont, Pennsylvania, Volume VI
WPGS 00099 Last yearbook for Riverview High School at the Tenth Street building.  206 pages.  Hardcover.  Good condition.  36.66 oz.  
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White Pennsylvania Runaways, 1769-1772 White Pennsylvania Runaways, 1769-1772
WPGS 00076 Transcription of ads for runaway servants taken from 24 colonial newspapers from Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland, and New York. The ads provide information on more than 2,500 persons, giving name, age, sex, height, place of origin, occupation, speech, clothing, physical imperfections, and more.  Author: Joseph Lee Boyle.  Published by Clearfield Press (2016).   Paperback.  468 pages.  Good condition.  Looks like it was never used. 19.33 oz. 
Last Updated: 17 February 2018   [Located in Category: Used Book]
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